Robert Milton Reno

Photo - Robert M RenoRobert Milton Reno (77), passed away in his Reno, Nevada home on January 5, 2015. Bob was born in Virginia City, Nevada to Harold C Reno and Mabel Mae (Salmonsen). He was raised by his aunt and uncle, Anna and Frank Hunter, and known as Robert Hunter in his childhood and youth. He worked as an electrician for the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads for 31 years. In his early years, he worked for Otis Elevators, was a tool maker for the Boeing Corporation, a navigator in the United States Air Force. While serving in the Peace Corps he established leather factories in Pakistan. He was a dedicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving a mission to the Southern States. He was known for his love of reading, teaching his family, enjoying nature, building and figuring out how things work.

Bob is survived by Carol, his loving wife of nearly 42 years, and 11 children: John (Fatima), Hans (Marcy), Rebecca (Heath) Workman, Charles (Kristina), Martha (Richard) Turley, Joseph (Megan), Antone, Sarah (Cody Lindstrom), Peter (Mandy), Catherine (Mario) De bruyn, Francis (Rebecca); and 25 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the LDS Chapel at 1095 Golconda Drive in Reno on Friday, January 23rd at 1:00pm. Viewing will be from 11:30am to 12:30pm immediately prior to the funeral. The family would like to express their thanks to everyone for their support; particularly, to St. Mary’s Hospice for these past few months of care.

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